A few less-than-ringing endorsements from recent visitors to Cuba, followed by why I’d still like to go (before it’s ruined).
American expat in Bogota, Matt Rines, offers an ode to the celebrity chef, travel reporter and philosopher on the human condition, Anthony Bourdain.
Explaining how I would market ayahuasca (yaje) as a purely drug-tourism business, as opposed to a quasi-religious, spiritual ceremony. Alternate Title: Free Biz Idea – TFB Vacations.
Speculative analysis on the murder of Olivia Arevalo and lynching of Sebastian Woodroffe in the Ucayali region of Peru. Alternate Title: Ayahuasca is Not the Safest Game in Town.
An expat in Nicaragua gives an overview on the Central American country in terms of food, weather, modernity, economy, crime, education and more.
An expat’s list of the top 10 things to do in Bogota including Monserrate, Salt Cathedral, Chapinero, Botero Museum, Zona Rosa, La Candelaria, Usaquen and more.
The best places to get baked in in Lima, Peru: Pantanos de Villa, La Punta del Callao, Magic Water Circuit, Malecon of Miraflores and Cerro San Cristobal in Rimac.
An update of three sex tourism operators in Latin America: David Strecker (Cuba Dave), Jay Harry Drivas (Colombia Jake) and Noah Goldberg (Medellin Paisa).
Arequipa in southern Peru is unaccommodating for children and offers few family-friendly activities.
Review and pictures of a shantytown tour in the Villa El Salvador district of Lima, Peru.
Over 300 pictures of Mexico City’s top tourist attractions including Zocalo, Teotihuacan, Basilica de Guadalupe, Coyoacan, Xochimilco, Chapultepec and more.
After a trip to Costa Rica fell through for unforeseen visa requirements for the Peruvian wife, I pose the question: does Montevideo, Uruguay suck?
The case for why Spanish-style bullfighting is art, culture, drama, death and all that. Extracts from Ernest Hemingway’s “Death in the Afternoon.”
Whoremonger David Strecker, a.k.a. “Cuba Dave,” is locked up in Costa Rica for promoting sex tourism. Strecker’s case raises questions of free speech in Latin America.